***Armagh Observatory***

David Asher

Picture (1998) - - - (2006) - - - (2014)

*NEW* GOTO comet observations
Asteroids, binary stars & flares
Solar and stellar flares
Sunspot cycle; stellar lightcurve
Faulkes Telescope observing
Armagh + Emyvale all sky cameras
Armagh meteor cameras
International Meteor Conference 2010
My ramblings on impacting asteroid 2008 TC3
Meteors and Meteor Showers
Novel by Armagh observatory astronomer: Nemesis
Planetary positions
Human Orrery
E-mail: Observatory usernames are
arm.ac.uk - I am dja

Go to Armagh Observatory home page


`I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. ... some of the work that I have by me now has been in my possession for years and years' (Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat, Chapter 15)

Astronomy links (this list is designed to be useful to me; use at your own risk)

I am a Research Fellow at Armagh Observatory. A lot of my research consists of theoretical (computational) studies in solar system dynamics.
Interests include:

My publications
Review of (Leonid) dust trail theories - how to predict meteor storms
Meteor outburst related to comet 209P
Armagh solar system research topics

Trans-Neptunian region:
What is improper about the term "Kuiper belt"? (International Comet Quarterly)

Meteors and the ancient Maya:
Ancient Maya May Have Foreseen Meteor Showers

Impact hazard:
NEO golf (computer experiment on asteroid deflection)
Armagh Observatory impact hazard page
Current positions of known asteroids in near-Earth space
Minor Planet Center's NEO Page
Spaceguard UK and the Spaceguard Centre
Australian Spaceguard Survey (Michael Paine)


Apollo moon hoax Observational Astrophysics cartoon

Photographs of friends/colleagues: orange and red and two new research fellows at Armagh Observatory and one research fellow and two visiting researchers from Finland and Finnish visitors' tea break and young, energetic scientist and two astronomers observing at night and Finnish astronomers reading the Minor Planet Circulars and *NEW* Lagomorph research fellow using telescope

Boris Johnson
Pointlessness of Summer Time
Last revised: 2018 May 25th Logical date format